Definition of Terawatts

1. Noun. (plural of terawatt) ¹



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Definition of Terawatts

1. terawatt [n] - See also: terawatt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terawatts

teratomatous cyst
teraton
teratons
teratophiliacs
teratophobia
teratorn
teratosis
teravolt
teravolts
terawatt
terawatt-hour
terawatt-hours
terawatts (current term)
terazosin
terazosin hydrochloride
terbia
terbian
terbias
terbic
terbinafine
terbium
terbium metal
terbium oxide
terbiums
terbutaline
terbutaline sulfate
terbuthylazine

Literary usage of Terawatts

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1. Climate Change: Debating America's Policy Options by David G. Victor (2004)
"... of the technological task, consider that the entire world's economy today is powered with about 14 trillion watts (terawatts, or TW) of primary energy. ..."

2. Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-edge Engineering from the 2005 by Nae, National Academy of Engineering (2006)
"... California Currently the world consumes an average of 13 terawatts (TW) of power. By the year 2050, as the population increases and the standard of ..."

3. One Earth, One Future: Our Changing Global Environment by Cheryl Simon Silver, Ruth S. DeFries (1990)
"in which energy growth after 1985 is assumed to be reduced by a fixed amount (0.2 terawatts [TW] per year, which is about 2 percent of present demand) each ..."

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